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DevaCare Arc AnGEL

12.0 oz

Item #: 2203559

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DevaCare Arc AnGEL Firm Hold Defining Gel  is a firm-hold moisturizing and defining gel that's perfect for chemically-treated curls. As it dries, the gel sets the curl shape by forming a moisture-protective cast that protects from frizz during the drying process.
Tilt head forward. Scrunch wet curls in an upward motion. Apply gel between palms and glide through hair. Scrunch upward toward the scalp to define curls. Once dry, scrunch curls again to release cast to reveal beautiful curls.
Water, VP/VA Copolymer, Glycerin, PEG 7 Glyceryl Cocoate, PEG 40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Extract, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat Germ) Peptide, Avena Sativa (Oat) Protein, Glycine Soja (Soy) Peptide, Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm) Extract, Humulus Lupulas (Hops) Extract, Cymbopogon Citrarus (Lemongrass) Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Extract, Achillea Millefolium (Yarrow) Extract, DMDM Hydantoin, Amino Methyl Propanol, Acrylates/C10 30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Fragrance, Red 33 (CI 17200), Yellow 5 Lake.

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DevaCurlDevaCare Arc AnGEL
 
4.4

(based on 165 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (136)
  • Controls frizz (114)
  • Lightweight (111)
  • Non-greasy (96)
  • Smells great (96)

Cons

  • Dries-out hair (16)
  • Doesn't work (10)
  • Sticky (6)
  • Heavy (4)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (124)
  • Daily use (76)
  • Thick hair (29)
  • Travel (24)
  • Fine hair (19)
    • Hair Type:
    • Very curly hair (107), Wavy hair (51)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (60), Beauty conscious (57), Product junkie (37)

Reviewed by 165 customers

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5.0

Amazing

By Jules

from Newport News, VA

About Me Professional Stylist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Controls Frizz
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about DevaCurl DevaCare Arc AnGEL:

    absolutely would recommend this product for humans with curlier hair, noticed a difference in my curl definition even after first use!

    • Hair Type:
    • Very Curly Hair
     
    5.0

    Great for thicker hair!!!

    By Nan

    from Naperville, Il

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Lightweight
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Thinner Hair

      Comments about DevaCurl DevaCare Arc AnGEL:

      I have thin hair with a slight natural curl. Love the way this product thickens hair. I use it with a diffuser and curling iron.

       
      5.0

      Love the curl definition it gives my hair!

      By Penny

      from Cullman, al

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Controls Frizz
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great
      • Strong Hold

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Curly Hair
        • Daily Use

        Comments about DevaCurl DevaCare Arc AnGEL:

        Just apply, scrunch and go!

        • Hair Type:
        • Very Curly Hair
         
        1.0

        waste of money

        By Resa

        from Exton, PA

        Pros

          Cons

          • Doesn't Work
          • Dries-Out Hair

          Best Uses

          • Thinner Hair

          Comments about DevaCurl DevaCare Arc AnGEL:

          Did not work well at all for my 3c/4a hair. Had a weak hold, so gave me hardly any definition. Left my hair feeling icky and dry. I followed the directions and used it with other Deva products just to make sure I didn't do a bad mix. Definitely not worth the hype or the money. Returned it immediately.

          • Hair Type:
          • Very Curly Hair
           
          5.0

          Great Gel

          By Sonj

          from Cypress, CA

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Controls Frizz
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great
          • Strong Hold

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Curly Hair

            Comments about DevaCurl DevaCare Arc AnGEL:

            Love the hold. Defined curls no crunch.

            • Hair Type:
            • Very Curly Hair
             
            5.0

            This product changed my life!

            By Finally embracing my curls

            from Texas

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Controls Frizz
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Non-Greasy
            • Smells Great
            • Strong Hold

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair
              • Daily Use
              • Thicker Hair
              • Travel

              Comments about DevaCurl DevaCare Arc AnGEL:

              Devacuts and Devacurls have changed how I think about myself (specifically my hair). I now have beautiful, soft curls and (after 35 years) no longer have to use hairspray. I enjoy all of the compliments I get.

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              1.0

              if you like crunchy dry hair

              By jill

              from Carmel, CA

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Smells Great
              • Strong Hold

              Cons

              • Doesn't Work
              • Dries-Out Hair

              Best Uses

              • Curly Hair

              Comments about DevaCurl DevaCare Arc AnGEL:

              This was recommended by a friend. I noticed my hair was so dry and brittle and crunchy when I used it. I actually returned it for a full refund!

              • Hair Type:
              • Very Curly Hair
               
              5.0

              Best styling product I've ever used!!

              By Andrea

              from Columbus, OH

              About Me Product Junkie

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Controls Frizz
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy
              • Not Sticky
              • Smells Great
              • Strong Hold

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use

                Comments about DevaCurl DevaCare Arc AnGEL:

                I have very curly, very frizzy, naturally curly hair. I have struggled to find a perfect styling product my entire life. Once I got over myself and realized I wasn't going to be successful with a $4 bottle of mousse from the drugstore, I bit the bullet and spent the money. It is worth every single penny!! Because my hair is very long and very curly, I use quite a bit at a time, and it delivers perfectly coiled, touchable curls with the perfect combination of hold and softness.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair
                 
                5.0

                Perfect for my curls

                By McC

                from Chicago

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about DevaCurl DevaCare Arc AnGEL:

                Gives me great hold for perfect curls. Scrunch out the crunch and good to go.

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                5.0

                Great product

                By Curly girl

                from Gilbert AZ

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about DevaCurl DevaCare Arc AnGEL:

                Best holding product

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                • Q:

                  Which of the gels are best for medium coarse hair that forms ringlet curls on the top layer and softer curls underneath. I'd like to get the underneath layer to form a tighter curl. Thanks!
                  Asked on 6/11/2016 by Soygirl from Fort Mill, SC

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Our gels are based on hold rather than curl type. Light Defining Gel for light hold. Ultra or Arc for firm hold. So in the end, it depends on your styling goals. Hope this helps!

                    Answered on 6/20/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  Which Devacurl gel is best for fine, wavy hair?
                  Asked on 6/8/2016 by Hummingbird from Madison, WI

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    You will want a firm hold gel such as Arc or Ultra. Remember to apply in soaking wet hair for best results. Once completely dry, scrunch to release the gel cast.

                    Answered on 6/8/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  A while back I purchased a 12 ounce bottle of DevaCurl Arc Angel and really liked how it left my tightly curled hair manageable and fizz free. I was so impressed with the product I recently purchased a 32 ounce pump bottle of Arc Angel. The product I bought in the pump bottle is totally different. It is darker in color and is of a much thicker, almost glue like consistency. It is also difficult to apply to my hair. Why would there be such a difference in these two bottles if they are labeled as the same product? Thank you for your help.
                  Asked on 1/15/2016 by Curly Haired Lady from DeKalb, il

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi CHL! The product should be exactly the same. This would be a great question for Customer Service for the website/stores from which you purchased. When you chat with them, be sure to let them know the dates you purchased both products. Hope this helps.

                    Answered on 1/19/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  Does the Devacare Arc Gel have more hold than the Ulta defining gel, I have around 3c-4b hair ?
                  Asked on 1/7/2016 by Jay Jay

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Hi Jay Jay, in the hierarchy of our DevaCurl Gels, both Arc AnGEL and Ultra Defining Gel are firm-hold gels and are quite comparable in hold. What is different is the shape of the curl you get, which is different for everyone. People who use Arc develop a super-loyalty to Arc as do UDG users become superfans of UDG. It's a preference thing, in other words. See which one you love. Try one, then the next.

                    Answered on 1/8/2016 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  Is this gel maximum hold, light, medium?
                  Asked on 11/2/2015 by Paris3b

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    DevaCare Arc AnGEL is a maximum hold gel. If you are looking for a light hold gel, try DevaCurl Light Defining Gel.

                    Answered on 11/3/2015 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  What is the difference between gels??
                  Asked on 1/20/2015 by momma boyd from texas

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Both Arc AnGEL and Ultra Defining Gel are firm hold gels, while Light Defining Gel is a light hold gel. Arc AnGEL is different from Ultra Defining Gel, as it has a citrus scent, versus Ultra Defining Gel that has a sweet, starfruit scent.

                    Answered on 1/21/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  How can I add volume to my hair while wet every time I style my hair while wet I looked like I barely have hair and when it dries it becomes hard .
                  Asked on 1/1/2015 by mariah

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Apply Volumizing Foam to wet hair and follow by scrunching with the DevaTowel to remove excess moisture. Then apply DevaClips to the crown area (top of head) to create extra volume. Air dry or use the DevaFuser to dry hair. Once dry (before removing the clips), spray with DevaCurl Flexible-Hold Hairspray. You can then remove clips and shake/scrunch hair to release the gel cast.

                    Answered on 1/12/2015 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  How is the Arc AnGEL different from the Ultra Defining Gel or Light Defining Gel?
                  Asked on 10/18/2014 by CherryRocks

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Both Arc AnGEL and Ultra Defining Gel are firm hold gels, while Light Defining Gel is a light hold gel. Arc AnGEL is different from Ultra Defining Gel, as it has a citrus scent, versus Ultra Defining Gel that has a sweet, starfruit scent.

                    Answered on 10/22/2014 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  I use Deva Curl Styling Cream and love it. My only complaint would be that it doesn't come in a larger size!

                  I was wondering if I would receive greater benefit from using Arc AnGEL along with Styling Cream.

                  I currently use the Styling Cream by scrunching it into wet hair and air drying. If I mixed the two would it weigh my hair down or would it give me yet more benefit to my curly hair?
                  Asked on 10/2/2014 by Hype from Wisconsin

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Adding ArcAngel to your routine will give your curls added definition and hold. Styling Cream is more beneficial for hydration and softer curls. If definition and hold is what you are looking for, use ArcAngel after using Styling Cream. With head tilted forward, glide across the surface of your curls and then scrunch upward. If the hair is very wet, use the DevaTowel to release a little excess water and to create more definition.

                    Answered on 10/5/2014 by Brand Expert from DevaCurl
                • Q:

                  What is the difference between the DevaCare Arc AnGEL and the Deva light defining gel?
                  Asked on 7/28/2014 by Curly haired dancer from United States

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    All DevaCurl and DevaCare products are 100% sulfate, paraben and silicone free and rich with botanical and plant-based ingredients. The DevaCare products contain the anti-oxidants vitamin C and orange peel extract to slow color fading. We recommend DevaCare for dehydrated, color treated and chemically dehydrated curls.

                    Answered on 7/30/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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